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A Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine. GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type. Two soldiers (the right one is clipped away) on opposite sides of one standard. There is an "X" (or Chi-Rho) in the standard. The bust is badly worn but the reverse is in good quality, despite the right half mostly missing.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 335
Date to: Circa AD 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Wheatley
Identified by: Mr Peter Wheatley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Worn laureate bust, facing right. Left side is missing, legend completely illegible.
Obverse inscription: ILLEGIBLE

Reverse description: Two soldiers and one standard. Soldier on right has been clipped or worn away. A "X" in the banner.
Reverse inscription: GLORI [...]

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Status: Regular

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Brampton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8380
Four figure Latitude: 53.31044484
Four figure longitude: -0.75574794
1:25K map: SK8380
1:10K map: SK88SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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